One Popcorn: Flop
Two Popcorns: Wait till it’s on video
Three Popcorns: Go see it
Four Popcorns: Standing ovation
"Man of Steel"
Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon
Director: Zack Snyder
Comment: Disappointing. A mediocre effort with a world-class brand. Spent way too much time explaining the story line to the audience. Constant chaos.
"World War Z"
Genre: Action/ Adventure, Horror
Cast: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox
Director: Marc Forster
Comment: What was Brad thinking?! Seen one Zombie you've seen 'em all! They just keep coming, as usual. A good example of what today's culture is regarding as "entertainment."
Genre: Family Animation
Cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Peter Sohn, Loel Murray
Director: Dan Scanlon
Comment: Good casting, a lot of heart and great family fun.
"This Is The End"
Cast: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Togen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Michael Cera, Emma Watson
Director: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Comment: A bazaar concept but this all-star, contemporary, comedic cast pulls it off. Many very funny scenes and lines.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey- Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Charlotte Prior
Director: Richard Link;ater
Comment: An outstanding script with wonderful acting. Realistic romantic dynamics impacting a maturing modern second marriage.
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26 Sarasota Concert Association: The 2015 Great Performers Series of concerts continues with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, performing "Folk Inspirations"
26 The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with Cellist David Finckel in â��Folk Inspirationsâ��
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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